(Regional) – The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Public Policy Agenda for the new fiscal year today outlining the Chamber’s legislative priorities on issues important to businesses and the advancement of North Central Massachusetts. The agenda was developed to serve as a blueprint for the Chamber’s government affairs efforts and have been reviewed and approved by the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee and Board of Directors.
“The North Central Massachusetts business community continues to face unprecedented challenges in this COVID-19 landscape. We are working closely to address the ongoing pandemic and recovery needs of the community while remaining actively engaged in important, pro-business policy issues,” said Roy Nascimento, President & CEO of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce. “Our public policy agenda is focused on navigating the recovery, supporting a strong business climate and ensuring that North Central Massachusetts has access to the crucial resources it needs to remain a great place to live, work and grow a business.”
The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce advocates on behalf of businesses across the region, and the new Public Policy Agenda outlines a platform which builds upon the area’s competitive advantages while addressing this difficult time. The agenda is focused around six priority areas: novel coronavirus and economic reopening; economic competitiveness; small business; manufacturing; education; and transportation.
“Our 2021 public policy agenda is meant to serve as a roadmap to help spearhead economic recovery for the region and builds off of our successful advocacy efforts in past years,” said Travis Condon, the Chamber’s Public Affairs Manager. “We look forward to continuing to work with our members during these difficult times to engage elected officials on the critical issues that matter most to local businesses and the advancement of North Central Massachusetts.”
For more information or to view the Chamber’s Public Policy Agenda please visit www.northcentralmass.com or contact Travis Condon, Public Affairs Manager at 978.353.7600 ext. 224.
About the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce
The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce (northcentralmass.com) is a business advocacy, economic development organization working to create and sustain relationships among businesses and between businesses and the community. The Chamber is working to foster economic opportunity in Fitchburg, Leominster and the twenty-five other communities that comprise North Central Massachusetts. Find the Chamber online at northcentralmass.com or on Twitter at @NCMChamber.
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